REVIEW: Jake Leckie’s “The Abode” reviewed by Textura

March 2, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Ron Schepper, textura When composing, Jake Leckie follows a concept known as “MAYA,” which stands for “most advanced yet acceptable” and which would seem to be apply equally well to the result of that process, The Abode. The Boston-born bassist’s recording locates itself solidly within the acoustic jazz tradition yet never sounds less than current, … Read More

OUT TODAY: On The Corner Live featuring Dave Liebman & Jeff Coffin

March 1, 2019Press Reel, Press Releases

David Liebman is Back on The Corner with On The Corner Live: The Music Of Miles Davis Featuring Jeff Coffin, Victor Wooten, Chester Thompson, Chris Walters and James DaSilva Out today on Ear Up Records Ear Up Records is proud to announce the release of On The Corner Live: The Music of Miles Davis featuring NEA Jazz Master David Liebman alongside Grammy-winning saxophonist Jeff … Read More

REVIEW: Chronogram Reviews Jeff ‘Siege’ Siegel’s “London Live”

March 1, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By James Keepnews, Chronogram If you wonder whether Woodstock-based drummer Jeff “Siege” Siegel’s nickname is merely the result of good-natured hyperbole, listen to “Meet Me at the Station,” the kickoff track of this outstanding CD and wonder no more. In the overture, Siegel unleashes a cymbal fusillade, coaxing splashes of ringing multiphonics and stunning polyrhythmic … Read More

REVIEW: Adison Evans Reviewed by Raul da Gama

March 1, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama The agility with which the big baritone saxophone is played by Adison Evans is remarkable. It is not only a sign of her virtuosity with the instrument, but also the fact that she has lightning-quick reflexes and is also capable of ringing in the changes in mood – … Read More

FEATURE: Ellen Rowe Featured by University of Michigan News

March 1, 2019Features, Press Reel

by Sydney Hawkins, Michigan News When Ellen Rowe was a young girl growing up in Ridgefield, Connecticut, there weren’t many women making jazz music. Through her success as a world-renowned jazz pianist, composer and pedagogue, she’s spent the better part of the last 35 years trying to change that. Her latest effort comes in the … Read More

REVIEW: Andy Milne & Dapp Theory’s “The Seasons of Being” Reviewed by Jazz Weekly

March 1, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Pianist and composer Andy Milne mixes music with aspects of healing on this holistic album of sound and homeopathy. His Dapp Theory band of Aaron Kruziki/reeds, John Moon/voc-poetry, Christopher Tordini/b and Kenny Grohowski/dr are teamed with guests including cellists Christopher Hoffman and Jody Redhage and vocalist La Tanya Hall, creating … Read More